Let’s Play Twenty Questions with Lauren

Ok – so maybe not 20 … we’ll stick to 5 as we get introduced to the newest member of the Anchal Team: Lauren Radziminski. 1. Give us the lowdown on yourself. Let me start this back at the beginning.  I was born in Brick, NJ.  However, since the age of 8, I’ve called Huntsville, Alabama […]


Women who rock–Nadine Gordimer

This past 13th of July saw the passing of a prominent writer, political activist and HIV/AIDS advocate from South Africa, Nadine Gordimer. A woman who had proven the old adage that the pen is mightier than the sword, Nadine Gordimer, “Through her magnificent epic writing has been a very great benefit to humanity”, said Alfred […]


#AnchalRoadshow –full itinerary announcement!

The dates are set and our bags are packed! The #AnchalRoadshow is kicking off THIS WEEK! And as many of you know, between July 25th & August 30th we will host six different POP-UP SHOWS! Here are the official locations & details for each pop-up show: Louisville, KY – Friday, July 25th – 6:00pm – […]

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Exclusive Anchal Tote!

We are excited to release the NEW anchal tote in addition to all of your Anchal favorites! Available only during the #AnchalRoadshow, these fun, all-purpose totes are a beautiful collaboration between Anchal artisans & Louisville artisans from Beaded Treasures. Each tote bag contains portions of  Kantha from India and is assembled by the talented women at Beaded […]


How do you summer?

Planning an exciting summer adventure? We want to hear about it! Share your summer tales with us & don’t forget to bring along the perfect travel companion — Anchal scarves & quilts. Whether your camping, taking a long flight to the beach or enjoying a road trip, wrapping up in an Anchal product keeps you warm […]

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What’s in a notebook? – Anchal Reflection

As the launch of our summer roadshow approaches, we wanted to share a quick story about an Anchal supporter coming full circle. As you may know, Anchal Project was founded in 2009 by 4 Rhode Island School of Design students. The four young women traveled to India for a class, chose to create a project based […]


Anchal Team Prepares to Hit the Road in Style

The #Anchalroadshow kicks off July 25, and we want you to be a part of it! Follow cofounder Colleen, along with Maggie, Tess and Anchal interns Corinne and Julianne as they embark on a mission for women, with an aim to spread the cutting-edge fashion of the products and more importantly— awareness for the cause! […]


“sari not sorry” — one sari’s journey of rediscovery

Ever wonder where we shop for our crazy beautiful textiles? Let’s just say its a wild journey full of excitement and surprises. Anchal primarily works with sari vendors, one-on-one, to ensure a consistent stream of product and income. However, to meet these contacts and to add variety to our inventory, we often venture into the […]


Anchal’s Top 5 Summer Reads!

Now that summer is here and you (hopefully) have extra time on your hands, we thought we would share some of our favorite books! Whether you enjoy them in your backyard, at the beach, or with a group of friends, they are sure to be great reads! 1.  I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai  I […]


Insider Interview: Co-Founder & Director Colleen Clines

As a summer intern at Anchal, I have been curious to learn more about the team I’ve been working along side for the past month. So over the course of next month I’ll be interviewing each team member to see what makes them tick & why they dedicate their lives to such an inspiring cause. […]